View Full Version : Rumors Flying Nearly as Fast as Their Subject: Have Gravitational Waves Been Detected

2014-Mar-16, 04:50 PM
Last week the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA) stated rather nonchalantly that they will be hosting a press conference on Monday, March 17th, to announce a “major discovery.” Without a potential topic for journalists to muse on, this was as melodramatic as it got. But then the Guardian posted an article on the subject and […]

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2014-Mar-16, 09:27 PM
Could be exciting news. The POLARBEAR team already announced a 97% confidence that they had observed B-mode polarization in the CMB last week. Did Harvard beat them to 5-sigma?